Liverpool Need to Look Beyond Gerrard and Torres

3 03 2009

When Fernando Torres limped off against Real Madrid in the Champions League last week, you knew Liverpool were going to find goals hard to come by on Saturday, even against a struggling Middlesbrough side who had only kept five clean sheets all season in the league prior to hosting the Reds. Read the rest of this entry »


Take Five, Sepp

25 02 2009

Sepp Blatter has obviously never been to London Road on a wet and windy Tuesday evening to watch Peterborough United play. If he had, he’d realise 15 minutes is more than ample for anyone to stand on the terraces during halftime as inane announcements crackle over the PA system and a group of 11-year-old girls twirl batons in the air. This week the FIFA president, and football’s most powerful man announced his next plan to “improve” the game: adding an extra five minutes to the quarter of an hour break. How, exactly, will this benefit the game? Read the rest of this entry »